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a big shot

An important, successful, or influential person. Ever since Jack won the poker tournament, he walks around acting like he's some kind of big shot. Don't forget to dress up for work tomorrow. The company's corporate big shots are coming to visit.
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big shot

see under big cheese.
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big shot

and bigshot
1. n. a very important person. I’m no big shot, but I do have a little power around here.
2. mod. mighty; overbearing; overly important. If you think that a big shot title impresses me, you’re wrong.
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At 1,149 feet tall it is the tallest observation deck in America, and the 12-story pod atop the tower features meeting rooms, a revolving restaurant and lounge, indoor and outdoor observations decks, and two of the most exciting thrill rides in the world -- the Big Shot and the High Roller.
Drew hit big shot after big shot,'' Sylmar coach Bort Escoto said.
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Freshman Darren Collison, seemingly the only Bruin who hasn't been injured this year, made the big shot of the night against Washington State, an uncontested layup.
You had Bryant once again unable to emerge from a game against the Cavaliers unscathed, and somehow it didn't matter as Bryant made every big shot down the stretch as the Lakers beat Cleveland 99-98 Thursday night.
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